Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory! Trivia Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Even for the mature individual, psychoanalytic theory posits that inner conflicts between conscious and unconscious forces result in:
    • A. 

      An oral fixation

    • B. 

      Neurotic anxiety

    • C. 

      A compromise formation

    • D. 

      Defensive instincts

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Freud's structural theory suggests that human personality has three key structures. Which serves as the source of all psychic energy.
    • A. 

      Id

    • B. 

      Ego

    • C. 

      Libido

    • D. 

      Superego

    • E. 

      Sperm

  • 3. 
    The essential component of Freud's personality theory that serves to alert the ego to internal or external danger is:
    • A. 

      Libido

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Defense

    • D. 

      Id

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The goal of all defense mechanisms and the basis of all neuroses in Freud's theory of psychopathology is:
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Transference

    • C. 

      Repression

    • D. 

      Catharsis

  • 5. 
    Research has found that ____ percent of psychoanalytic therapists have undergone therapy themselves, typically averaging _____ hours of therapy
    • A. 

      50%; 100-200

    • B. 

      65%; 200-300

    • C. 

      80%;300-400

    • D. 

      90%; 400-500

    • E. 

      10%; 10-20

  • 6. 
    For psychoanalysts, anxiety is the result of _____. while it is the result of _____ for existentialists.
    • A. 

      The death instinct; being-for-others

    • B. 

      Defense mechanisms; lying

    • C. 

      Instinctual drives awareness of ultimate concerns

    • D. 

      Sexuality; being

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would be MOST likely to say that, there is no freedom and no choice, and therefore no responsibilty?
    • A. 

      Adlerian therapy

    • B. 

      Existential therapy

    • C. 

      Motivational interviewing

    • D. 

      Psychoanalysis

  • 8. 
    To have a client just freely say whatever comes to mind (Free Association), no matter how trivial the thought may seem, would MOST likely be advocated by a(n):
    • A. 

      Cognitive therapist

    • B. 

      Existential therapist

    • C. 

      Gestalt therapist

    • D. 

      Psychoanalyst